The best part of using hormone replacement natural is that it is not made by a chemical process that may introduce impurities that has unexpected effects. Besides, this will be safe from herbicide as well as pesticide contamination. The hormone replacement natural has been very thoroughly studied so that their benefits as well as side effects are well known having no unexpected long term adverse consequences.
The hormone replacement natural needs to be manufactured by a chemical process in order to reduce hot flashes menopause. These are currently manufactured from yam or soy precursor steroid molecules through a patented chemical process in order to make them into the same chemical structure as is found naturally in women.
Then these hormones are made into very small clusters of molecules, known as micronization. These micronized hormones are better absorbed in the stomach. In case they were not micronized, they would be quite ineffective due to poor absorption.
Phytoestrogens also have many effects which are similar to synthetic or manufactured natural estrogens. Phytoestrogens can also reduce hot flashes menopause although not as well as the regular estrogens. The bottom-line with phytoestrogens, today, is that they have some, but not all, the beneficial effects of estrogens. There are also some over-the-counter non prescription phytoestrogens available.